This list is by no means comprehensive. Mostly it’s fairly recent alum and those who’ve contacted Matt Gitzendanner and asked to be added. Want to be added to the list, or update your information? Contact Matt Gitzendanner.

Mike Chester

Genomics, chromosome evolution, repetitive DNA evolution and DNA recombination using tools such as fluorescence in situ hybridization, high-thoughput sequencing and bioinformatics.

  • Post-Doc in the Filatov lab in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Oxford
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Bryan DrewBryan Drew

Green plant character evolution; phylogenetics, biogeography, and evolution of the mint family

  • Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Kearney
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Ingrid Jordon-ThadenIngrid Jordon-Thaden

Evolution of polyploidy and apomixis; phylogeny and phylogeography of polyploids; Tragopogon-Asteraceae and Draba-Brassicaceae

  • Courtesy Research Associate
    University of California Berkeley
    University & Jepson Herbaria
    1001 Valley Life Science Bldg.
    Berkeley, CA 94720-2465
  • Phone: 510-552-3512
  • Fax: 510-643-5390
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Maribeth LatvisMaribeth Latvis

  • Post-Doc in the Tank lab at University of Idaho
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lmajureLucas Majure

  • Post-Doc with Walter Judd
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Nic MilesNic Miles

Post-Doc with Cellinese lab at UF

Adam Payton

  • Lab Tech with Stuart McDaniel
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Solon PissisSolon Pissis

Lecturer in Computer Science at Kings College London

    • E-mail: solon.pissis @
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Brad RuhfelBrad Ruhfel

      • Assistant Professor, Dept. Biological Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University
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Xinshuai Qi


Xinshuai Qi, Visiting Ph.D student from Zhejiang University, China

Phylogeography of East Asia; Gene family evolution.

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